South Bend International Airport (SBN) will host its 2nd Annual Aviation Education Day event on Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The free event is open to the public of all ages and scouts ages 11-17. The event features aircraft displays, airfield tours, airport equipment showcases, and interactive presentations. Scouts will earn an Aviation Merit Badge for attending and completing all requirements. Weather permitting, the event will also feature Young Eagle flights. These flights have limited availability.
The event will take place on the north side of the airfield. Parking is available near the corner of Lathrop Drive and Corporate Drive by the Air Traffic Control Tower. Gates open at 7:00 a.m. for check-in.
“Learning about aviation is intriguing for people of all ages,” said Tim O’Donnell, A.A.E., Vice President of Operations. “It satisfies a curiosity associated with an industry that people rely so heavily on.”
For additional details regarding the event, visit https://flysbn.com/2019/09/30/aviationeducationday/.
About South Bend International Airport
South Bend International Airport’s four air carriers provide nonstop flights to thirteen cities: Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Detroit, Fort Myers/Punta Gorda, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, New York City/Newark, Orlando/Sanford, Phoenix/Mesa, Sarasota/Bradenton and Tampa Bay/St. Petersburg with connections world-wide. South Bend International’s multi-modal terminal serves over one million air, rail and bus passengers each year. According to the 2012 Economic Impact Report from the Aviation Authority of Indiana, South Bend International’s total annual economic impact on South Bend and surrounding communities was in excess of $1.7 billion.
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